Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Tale of green cooking stoves in Brazil: - $$$millions spent for un-certified stoves -- with no real impact to environment

Credit: UNDP
28 January 2013 – The story of an indigenous family in west-central Brazil which now uses clean, economical and green cook stoves provided through a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) project is among 12 winners of an annual storytelling competition and featured in the second edition of a newspaper presented today by the agency.

“As in last year’s issue, these stories highlight UNDP’s critical work on poverty reduction, democratic governance, crisis prevention and recovery, and the environment and sustainable development,” said UNDP Administrator Helen Clark in a letter to readers. “They remind us that people are and always will be the centre of UNDP’s work.”

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